It isn't a secret that I have a difficult time reconciling my love for Jesus Christ, as well as His undying love for us, with the hellfire and brimstone teachings we often grow up hearing from pulpits across the nation. Let's face it, it was Christ Himself who beautifully and brazenly pissed off all the… Continue reading Christ’s Love vs. the Church’s Condemnation of His Children
When clients come to me looking for a better sex life with their partner, one of the first questions I always ask is, “How is your intimacy together?” All too often we are quick to equate intimacy with sex, meaning penetrative sex itself. But, what is intimacy really?
Sometimes when we are going through things in our marriage, we are completely focused on what is wrong with our husband. We go to God with lengthy prayers about what he needs to do to fix our husband. We rehearse his flaws, what he has done wrong. Sometimes, we even give God a timeline and… Continue reading What if You Stopped Praying that God Would “Fix” Your Husband? [a guest post by Arrettres Hollins]
God does not hate sex. Let me repeat that just so there isn't any confusion. God does not hate sex. You may be wondering why I am opening with this line. Well, I'll tell you why. Almost everything I learned from well-meaning Christian adults led me to believe that God hated sex. And not only that,… Continue reading What Churches Get Wrong about Sex
For the record, masturbation is totally natural — and yes, it is "normal" to masturbate, whether you’re sexually active in a relationship or not. Thanks to modern science (by way of 3-D imaging ultrasounds), we have proof that even unborn babies touch their genitals in utero. Whether or not the unborn touch their genitals for pleasure… Continue reading Facts about Masturbation